“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Moorefield in Hardy County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)

Maslin House


—Civil War 1861–1865 —

Maslin House Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 15, 2008
1. Maslin House Marker
Inscription. Built in 1848 by Thomas Maslin, one of the leading citizens of the area. During the War Between the States while the town was in the hands of Union Forces, many Confederate sympathizers were hidden in a secret cellar room of the house.
Location. 39° 3.6′ N, 78° 58.164′ W. Marker is in Moorefield, West Virginia, in Hardy County. Marker is on South Main Street (U.S. 220) south of Winchester Avenue (Old West Virginia Route 55), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 131 S Main St, Moorefield WV 26836, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Moorefield Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away); Moorefield (about 700 feet away); McMechen House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cemetery Hill (approx. half a mile away); Gen. Joseph Neville / McNeill's Raid (approx. half a mile away); Mill Island (approx. 1.6 miles away); Battle of Moorefield (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moorefield.
Also see . . .  National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. “One sees and feels much here to remind him or her of
Maslin House image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 15, 2008
2. Maslin House
the antebellum South. Such is fitting, too, for Thomas Maslin was somewhat of a southern gentleman, and he was destined to be associated with events that marked local dividion of sympathies about the time of the Civil War.” (Submitted on July 16, 2008.) 
Categories. War, US Civil
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,503 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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